Citations with the tag: TRAIN robberies

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  • Train Robberies Rising in Mexico.
    Segura, Juan // Risk Management (00355593); Apr2013, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p18 

    The article focuses in the increase of train robberies in Mexico and mentions that the government has elevated rail theft to a federal crime.

  • The Wilcox Train Robbery.
    Ernst, Donna B. // Wild West; Jun99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p34 

    Recalls the Wilcox train robbery wherein six Wild Bunch members held up a Union Pacific Overland train in Wyoming in June 2, 1899. Highlights of the event; Total amount taken by the Wild Bunch; Significance of the incident.

  • The United States Army and the Big Springs, Nebraska, train robbery of 1877.
    Ball, Larry D. // Journal of the West; Jan95, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p34 

    Details the instance of United States Army's operation to catch the culprits of Union Pacific train robbery at Big Springs on September 18, 1877. Officers of Fort Hays garrison; Involvement of Joel Collins's gang.

  • Wild West's first train robbery.
    Hart, Will // Wild West; Jun98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p48 

    Recounts the first train robbery of the Central Pacific on November 5, 1870, near Verdi, Nevada. Amount of gold, silver and currency inside the vault; Problems encountered by the culprits; How James H. Kinkead traced the whereabouts of the robbers. INSET: Robbery postcript.

  • Rube Burrow: Cowboy turned train robber.
    STORMS, GAY SCHLITTLER // Graham Leader; 9/29/2013, Vol. 138 Issue 13, p4A 

    The author discusses the life and crime record of Rube Burrow, who became a train robber following the death of his wife robbing trains such as the Denver & Fort Worth Express and Texas & Pacific Railroad.

  • Mexico to expand highway patrol to combat theft on northern border.
    STORMS, GAY SCHLITTLER // Traffic World; 7/3/95, Vol. 243 Issue 1, p17 

    Reports that the Mexican government is staging national examinations to select 400 new highway patrolmen in an effort to minimize the theft of high-value truck and train shipments on its northern border. Estimated number of candidates who had presented themselves for the highway patrol...

    Patane, A.J. // Wild West; Apr2002, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p54 

    Recalls the train robbery at Arizona Territory's Diablo Canyon Station on March 20, 1889. Details on the incident; Information on the robbers; Manhunt for the bandits.

  • Robbing the Iron Horse .
    Patane, A.J. // Horizon Canada (English edition); Jan2001, pN.PAG 

    Focuses on the outlaws of railways in the Canadian and American West. Occurrence of robbery in freight companies and stagecoach lines; Causes of train robbery; Use of emergency signal in train by bandits.

  • Indian robbers cut hole in train roof in £570,000 heist.
    Patane, A.J. // Eastern Eye; 8/19/2016, Issue 1367, p18 

    The article reports that a gang of robbers cut a hole in the roof of a train travelling through southern India and stole cash in Chennai, India.

  • Western Train Robberies (Book Review).
    Peters, Stephen H. // Library Journal; 1/1/1977, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p102 

    Reviews the book 'Western Train Robberies,' by Don DeNevi.

  • Book reviews: Reference.
    Peters, S.H. // Library Journal; 5/1/1991, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p74 

    Reviews the book "The Train Robbery Era: An Encyclopedic History," by Richard Patterson.

  • Now Overshadowed by Other Frontier Badmen, Rube Burrow Was Once 'King of the Train Robbers'.
    Gearin, Louise Murphy // Wild West; Oct99, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p24 

    Relates the story of train robber Reuben Burrow in the United States in the 1880s. Descriptions of train robberies during this period; Information on Burrow's family; Details on his arrest and death.

  • Books for the Western library.
    Scamehorn, Lee; Sherow, James E. // Journal of the West; Oct94, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p102 

    Reviews the book `The Train Robbery Era: An Encyclopedic History,' by Richard Patterson.

  • After a Colorado train robbery, lawman Cyrus Wells `Doc'...
    Davis, Richard // Wild West; Feb98, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p12 

    Details how lawman Cyrus Wells `Doc' Shores led a manhunt after the suspects of the Colorado train robbery. How they found the boat used by the robbers; How Shores apprehended one of the robbers named Bob Boyle; Life of Shores after the manhunt.

    Ernst, Donna B. // Wild West; Aug2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p46 

    Describes the train robbery of the Northern Pacific Express number four in Montana on August 26, 1893. Details on the incident; Search made for the outlaws; Role of United States Marshal Sam Jackson on the pursuit of the train robbers; Details on the apprehension of the train robbers.

  • Rounding up the ROARK GANG.
    Penn, Chris // Wild West; Apr2003, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p34 

    Presents information on a train robbery conducted by Michael Roark and his gang in Kinsley, Kansas on January 27, 1878. Description of Roark; Planning of the robbery; Details of the pursuit of the robbers.

  • The Reno Gang's REIGN OF TERROR.
    Bell, William // Wild West; Feb2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p30 

    Provides information on a group of train robbers led by the Reno brothers of Indiana. Family background of the Reno brothers; Criminal career of John Reno, the second oldest of the brothers; Description of the Ohio and Mississippi train robbery incident on October 6, 1866.

  • Train Robbery.
    Bell, William // Southwest Art; Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p58 

    An image of the painting "Train Robbery," by Kim Fujiwara is presented.

  • dirty doings of BILL DOOLIN and his gang.
    Myers, Roger // Wild West; Jun2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p22 

    Profiles the outlaw Bill Doolin and his gang in Kansas during the late 19th century. Relation of Doolin with Bill Dalton's gang; Details of the train robbery of Doolin gang; Escape of Doolin from prison; Capture and death of Doolin and his gang members.

  • The Great Train Robbery.
    Myers, Roger // Alberta Views; Apr2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p19 

    An excerpt from the article "The Great Train Robbery," by William M. Baker is presented.

  • `Every time a bank was robbed, they thought it was us.'
    Stanush, Claude // Smithsonian; Jan94, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p74 

    Recounts the adventures of the Newton Boys, the most successful bank and train robbers in United States history. The brothers'--Willis, Joe, Dock and Jess--robbing of over 60 banks and six trains in four years as a team; Culmination of their career with biggest US train robbery at Rondout,...

  • Best Sellers.
    Stanush, Claude // Time; 9/29/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p98 

    The article lists the best selling books in the U.S. including "The Great Train Robbery," by Michael Crichton, "How the Good Guys Finally Won," by Jimmy Breslin, and "Winning Through Intimidation," by Robert J. Ringer.

  • Train Robbery in Canada.
    Stanush, Claude // America; 7/3/1909, Vol. 1 Issue 12, p311 

    The article reports on a train robbery involving the regular C.P.R. express near Pemberton Siding, British Columbia. The robbers failed to take anything because of their failure to find in the express and mail cars what they wanted. Speculations about that the robbers were looking for a heavy...

  • Great train robberies.
    Leslie, Connie; Carroll, Ginny // Newsweek; 8/21/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 8, p69 

    Reports that robberies of Southern Pacific trains in the southernmost area of New Mexico have been prevalent and costly. Various tactics used to stop the train; The trains' proximity to the Mexican border; Example of a robbery in April 1995; The United States Border Patrol's successful campaign...

    Macnab, Geoffrey // Sight & Sound; May2001, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p63 

    Reviews the motion picture `The First Great Train Robbery,' directed by Michael Crichton, released on digital video disc.

    Macnab, Geoffrey // Ralph; Feb2006, p26 

    The article presents information on the Great Train Robbery which happened in London, England in 1963. The stolen locomotive amounts £2.3 million. The robbers disguised as soldiers to prevent suspicion while driving the locomotive. The fingerprints left in the Monopoly game set were used to...

  • The Great Train Robbery.
    FUND, JOHN // American Spectator; May2013, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p42 

    The article examines the proposal to construct a bullet train from Anaheim to San Francisco in California which former state senator and judge Quentin Kopp described as the great train robbery. It argues that the blended system jeopardizes the legal commitment made to California voters in the...

  • The Great Train Robbery.
    Frederiksen, Linda // Library Journal; 3/1/2015, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p61 

    No abstract available.

  • IN BOX.
    McFarlane, Steve; Webster, Gordon // Railways Illustrated; Apr2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p90 

    Several letters to the editor is presented in response to articles in previous issues including the train driver Jack Mills during the Great Train Robbery in 1963 and the last week of operations of the West Highland Class 37 trains.

  • Train Robbery (Book).
    Peters, Stephen H. // Library Journal; 9/1/1981, Vol. 106 Issue 15, p1629 

    Reviews the book 'Train Robbery: the birth, flowering and decline of a notorious Western enterprise,' by Richard Patterson.

    Peters, Stephen H. // Wild West; Oct2019, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p18 

    The article discusses bandit Bill Carlisle, the last active train robbers in the Western region of the U.S., including his methods of robbing, his sentence at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins and his autobiography he published titled "Bill Carlisle, Lone Bandit."

  • Jesse James and the First Missouri Train Robbery (Book).
    Hart, Louis // Wild West; Feb2003, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p58 

    Reviews the book 'Jesse James and the First Missouri Train Robbery: A Historical Documentation of the Train Raid at Gads Hill, Missouri, January 31, 1874,' by Ronald H. Beights.

  • The Great Train Robbery.
    Dimirsky, Steven // 21st Century; Feb96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p29 

    The article reviews the book "The Great Train Robbery," by Michael Crichton.

    Boessenecker, John // Journal of the West; Winter2004, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p86 

    Reviews the book "Jesse James and the First Missouri Train Robbery," by Ronald H. Beights.

  • The Great Train Robbery (Book).
    Minudri, Regina // School Library Journal; Sep75, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p130 

    Reviews the book 'The Great Train Robbery,' by Michael Crichton.

  • No Train, No Gain.
    Lalire, Gregory // Wild West; Aug2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p6 

    Editorial. Discusses the historical and modern day train robberies in the Old West in the United States. Details on a 1990s train robbery on the borders of Texas, New Mexico and Mexico; Information on the train-robbing business of Jessie and Frank James during the 1800s.

  • Train wreckers of Cape Horn.
    Roberts, Max // Wild West; Aug2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p32 

    Recalls the wrecking and attempted robbery of a Central Pacific train in a remote section of Placer County, California in 1881. How the crime was both poorly planned and ineptly executed; Details of the event and the five men who derailed the train in the area known as Cape Horn.

  • the Notorious Stage and Train Robber BILL MINER the Grey Fox.
    Boessenecker, John // Wild West; Jun2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p48 

    Profiles Bill Miner, a stagecoach and train robber in North America in the late 19th century. Background of his character and behavior; Details of the robberies he committed; Information on his imprisonment and escapes from prison.

    Boessenecker, John // Indianapolis Monthly; Mar2013, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p36 

    The article offers author's insights on reasons why he wanted to be a criminal. The author states that his admiration for criminals started when he watched "Batman" films and saw how sophisticated is Penguin. He mentions the crimes he would like to commit when he became a full-time criminal...

  • A 1900 Account Of Outlaw Butch Parker's Wild Dash Through Nashville's Lumber District.
    Boessenecker, John // Timber Harvesting & Wood Fiber Operations; May/Jun2013, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p44 

    A reprint of the article "A 1900 Account of Outlaw Butch Parker's Wild Dash Through Nashville's Lumber District" that appeared in the April 1900 issue of "Southern Lumberman" is presented. It discusses how the train robber Butch Parker, also known as Butch Cassidy, escaped from police in...

  • Bill Miner in Song.
    Rogers, Tim // Canadian Folk Music; Summer2008, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p9 

    The article offers an analysis of the songs that tell the story of Bill Miner, a train robber in Canada who became a hero of the people. It provides a background on the crimes committed by Miner, also known as George Edwards, until his death on September 2, 1913. The songs examined include "Gold...

  • Jesse James and the Gads Hill Train Holdup.
    Beights, Ronald H. // Wild West; Jun2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p22 

    Discusses the train robbery of the Little Rock Express in southeastern Missouri on January 31, 1874. Overview of the members of the James-Younger Gang which was responsible for the robbery; Background of Jesse James, leader of the gang; Estimated amount of money that was stolen from the...

  • A Train Robbery in John Case's History.
    Wilson, R. Michael // Wild West; Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p22 

    The article discusses the Cow Creek Canyon train robbery led by John Case and a couple of others. According to the article, Case, James W. Poole and Albert Poole were apprehended but only the first two were found guilty. After months of thoughtful contemplation, the judge released the two...

    Wilson, R. Michael // Kansas History; Winter2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p266 

    This article presents information about the way that Union Casualty and Surety Company and Luther Chapin Bailey and his company protected Union Casualty's interests in their Southwestern Department. Bailey recounts an eventful overnight train trip that he took shortly before Christmas in 1904....

  • LipSync Post plays Coppers and Robbers.
    Romanek, Neal // TVB Europe; Dec2013, p47 

    The article reports on motion picture and television post-production process provider LipSync Post's provision of visual effects in the television film "The Great Train Robbery."

    Romanek, Neal // Washingtonian Magazine; Sep2014, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p50 

    The article provides information on several films stored in local film banks in the U.S. including "Let There Be Light" stored at the National Archives, "The Feast" stored at the Smithsonian Human Studies Film Archives, and "The Great Train Robbery" stored at the Library of Congress.

    Secrest, William B. // Wild West; Jun2001, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p34 

    Features bandits Sam Browning and Jack Brady, who used bicycles to carry out train robberies in California during the 1890s. Aliases used by Browning and Brady; What influenced Browning and Brady to rob trains; Details on the criminal activities of Browning and Brady; Information on the capture...

  • The Crime that Captivated the British: The Great Train Robbery.
    Goldman, David // Biography; Jun2002, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p24 

    Focuses on the notorious Great Train Robbery which was perpetrated by veteran British criminals in 1963. Details of the robbery, including the plan used by the criminals and the amount stolen; Capture of the robbers; Return and subsequent incarceration of prison escapee Ronnie Biggs to England...

    Goldman, David // New Yorker; 4/23/1979, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p23 

    The article presents summaries of motion pictures that were released in New York. They include "An Almost Perfect Affair," directed by Michael Ritchei, starred by Keith Carradine and Monica Vitti, "As You Desire," starred by Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas, and "The Great Train Robbery," directed...

  • Families count the hours.
    Goldman, David // Telegraph (Calcutta, India); 5/14/2015, p1 

    The article reports that courier company employee Swapan Roy and Indian Border Security Force personnel Alok Shil were injured in a train bomb blast in the Sealdah-Krishnagar route in India. It mentions that the blast took place in the middle of a robbery attempt. It also mentions that Gosaidas...

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